Literature and Reference

Books For Reference

Selected papers of Prof. VKRV Rao

1. The economist’s role as a social scientist

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7798/1/The_Economist%27s_Role_as_A_Social_Scientist.pdf

2. Econometrics as a policy tool how to adapt to life situations

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7841/1/Econometrics_as_a_Policy_tool_how_to_adopt_to_life_situations.pdf

3. Population growth and socio economic development the India case

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7896/1/Population_grouth_and_Socio_Economic_Development_The_India_Case.pdf

4. Population policy and its relevance to inter-state variations in population growth

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7897/1/Population_policy_and_its_relevance_to_Inter-State_Varialions_in_Population_Growth.pdf

5. Development and population

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7835/1/Development_and_Population.pdf

6. Population and socio economic development the demographic translation

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7895/1/Population_and_Socio_Economic_Development_the_Dempgraphic_Translation.pdf

7. The Indian experiment in family planning

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7801/1/The_Indian_Experiment_in_Family_Planning.pdf

8. Educational priorities for entry in to the 21st century

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7846/1/Educational_Priorities_for_entry_into_the_21st_Cuntary.pdf

9. Higher education and the future

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7859/1/Higher_Education_and_the_Future.pdf

10. Higher education

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7858/1/Higher_Education.pdf

11. Can we make a frontal attack on poverty?

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7904/1/Can_we_make_A_Frontal_Attack_on_Poverty.pdf

12. Has rural poverty increased in India?

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7856/1/Has_Rural_poverty_Increased_in_India.pdf

13. Limitations of the concept of national income as a measure of national prosperity

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7881/1/Limitions_of_the_concept_of_National_income_as_a_mesure_of_National_Prosperity.pdf

14. Social research i the problem of relevance

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7917/1/Social_Research-I-The_Problem_of_Relevance.pdf

15. Social research ii relevance in three fields of study

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7918/1/Social_Research-II_Relevance_in_three_fields_of_study.pdf

16. Science and social change

http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/7909/1/Science_and_Social_Change.pdf

Selected papers of Prof. P C Mahalanobis

1. Need of a sample survey of the growth of population in India

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/bitstream/10263/1821/1/132.pdf

2. The use of sample surveys in demographic studies in India

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/handle/10263/2040

3. Some concepts of sample surveys in demographic investigation

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/bitstream/10263/2066/1/318.pdf

4. Problems of current demographic data in India

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/handle/10263/1985

5. Social transformation for national development

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/handle/10263/2057

6. Social change, science and economic growth

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/bitstream/10263/2077/1/332.pdf

7. Need of scientific and technical man-power for economic development

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/bitstream/10263/2035/1/282.pdf

8. National income, investment and national development

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/bitstream/10263/2011/1/254.pdf

9. Analysis of errors in census and surveys with special reference to experience in India

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/handle/10263/2047

10. Objects of science education in underdeveloped countries

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/bitstream/10263/2063/1/315.pdf

11. Growth of population of India and Pakistan: 1800-1961

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/bitstream/10263/2075/1/329.pdf

12. Labour problems in a mixed economy

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/bitstream/10263/2042/1/290.pdf

13. Science and national planning

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/handle/10263/2029

14. Analysis of race-mixture in Bengal

http://library.isical.ac.in:8080/jspui/handle/10263/1622

Other Books

1. The Demographic Dividend: A New Perspective on the Economic consequences of Population Change
(David E. Bloom, David Canning, Jaypee Sevilla)

https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/monograph_reports/2007/MR1274.pdf

2. Africa’s Demographic Transition: Dividend or Disaster? (Edited by: David Canning, Sangeeta Raja, and Abdo S. Yazbeck)

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/22036/AfrDemographicTransitionOVERVIEW.pdf

3. Population aging, human capital accumulation and productivity growth
(Edited by: Alexia Prskawetz, David E. Bloom, Wolfgang Lutz)

https://www.popcouncil.org/uploads/pdfs/2008_PDRSupp_PopAging.pdf

4. An Essay on the Principle of Population (1798)
(By Thomas Malthus)

http://www.esp.org/books/malthus/population/malthus.pdf

(Audio Book is also available on YouTube: Just type the book name on YouTube. As the world’s population continues to grow at a frighteningly rapid rate, Malthus’s classic warning against overpopulation gains increasing importance. An Essay on the Principle of Population (1798) examines the tendency of human numbers to outstrip their resources, and argues that checks in the form of poverty, disease, and starvation are necessary to keep societies from moving beyond their means of subsistence. Malthus’s simple but powerful argument was controversial in his time; today his name has become a byword for active concern about humankind’s demographic and ecological prospects… Review copied from Google Book)

5. Outlines of an historical view of the progress of the human mind (By M. de Condorcet)

https://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/condorcet-outlines-of-an-historical-view-of-the-progress-of-the-human-mind

(Perhaps the last great work of the Enlightenment, this landmark in intellectual history is the Marquis de Condorcet’s homage to the human future emancipated from its chains and led by the progress of reason and the establishment of liberty. Writing in 1794, while in hiding, under sentence of death from the Jacobins in revolutionary France, Condorcet surveys human history and speculates upon its future. With William Godwin, he is the chief foil of Malthus’s Essay on Population. Portrayed by Malthus as an elate and giddy optimist, Condorcet foresees a future of indefinite progress. Freed from ignorance and superstition, he argues that the human race stands on the threshold of epochal progress and limitless improvement…Review copied from Google Book)

6. Monadology and Sociology (Gabriel Tarde)

http://re-press.org/book-files/9780980819724-Monadology_and_Sociology.pdf

(Gabriel Tarde’s Monadology and Sociology, originally published in 1893, is a remarkable and unclassifiable book. It sets out a theory of ‘universal sociology’, which aims to explicate the essentially social nature of all phenomena, including the behaviour of atoms, stars, chemical substances and living beings. He argues that all of nature consists of elements animated by belief and desire, which form social aggregates analogous to those of human societies and institutions. In developing this central insight, Tarde outlines a metaphysical system which builds on both classical rationalist philosophy and the latest scientific theories of the time, in a speculative synthesis …Review copied from Google Book)

Few papers on Marxian views of Population:-

1. Malthus’ Essay on Population at Age 200: A Marxian View (John Bellamy Foster)

https://monthlyreviewarchives.org/index.php/mr/article/view/MR-050-07-1998-11_1?articlesBySameAuthorPage=2

2. Toward a Marxian Theory of Deviance (Steven Spitzer)

https://academic.oup.com/socpro/article-abstract/22/5/638/1616380?redirectedFrom=PDF

3. The evolution of Marxist theories of population: Marxism recognizes the population problem (James W. Brackett)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF03208569

4. The new views on demographic transition: a reassessment of Malthus’s and Marx’s approach to population (Elise S. Brezis and Warren Young)

https://econ.biu.ac.il/files/economics/shared/staff/u46/brezis_young.pdf

5. Marx and Malthusianism: Marx’s Secular Path of Wages (Samuel Hollander)

https://www.jstor.org/stable/1803314?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

6. Marxism and the Population Question: Theory and Practice (William Petersen)

https://www.jstor.org/stable/2808091?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Few old books on Indian Economy and Financial system (For studying in Cliometrics approach)

1. Indian Currency and Finance (Keynes, John Maynard)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/8393

2. Financial Developmentsin Modern India 1860-1924 (Vakil, C.N, Blackett, Basil P.)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/3226

3. The Indian Fiscal Problem (Coyajee, J.C)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/2621

4. The Problem ofthe Rupee (Ambedkar, B.R)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/8549

5. Essays on Indian Economics – 3rd ed. (Ranade, M G)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/10155

6. Economic problems of modern India vol. 1 (Mukerjee, Radhakamaled.)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/19125

7. Understanding India’s economy vol. 1 ed. 4th (Bhattacharyya, Dhires)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/31333

8. Statistical account of India

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/23657

9. Economic Products of India – Pt.5 (Watt, George)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/10250

10. Dawn of Modern Finance in India (Kale, V.G)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/2573

11. Indian Currency and Banking Problems (Tannan, Mohan Lal&Shah, Khushal T.)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/3321

12. Family planning through clinics ( Chandrasekaran, C.KKunder)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/31902

13. Papers On National Income And Allied Topics Vol. 1 (Rao, V. K. R. V. Ed ,Sen, S. R. ed.)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/36499

14. Papers On National Income And Allied Topics Vol. 3 (Sastry, N S and Dandekar V M , Ed)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/36498

15. Saving In India (NCAER, 1961)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/36483

16. Levels of Living (Guha, B P, 1965)

http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/handle/10689/36504

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